IPCF Seeks Philanthropists of the Year Nominees

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2022 Philanthropists of the Year awards. Again this year, the Community Foundation will award two Philanthropist of the Year awards – one for Bloomington-Normal and the other for outside the Twin Cities (other parts of McLean County, plus DeWitt, Logan and Livingston counties). The recipients (an…

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IPCF Awards 76 Grants to Local Nonprofits

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.  – Illinois Prairie Community Foundation has awarded nearly $170,000 in three categories of competitive grants to 76 programs in McLean, DeWitt, Livingston and Logan counties. Grant awards ranged from $700 to $7,000. Funding came from donors to the Community Foundation’s annual campaign, the Jerome Mirza Foundation, and several endowments at the Community Foundation.…

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Youth Engaged in Philanthropy Seeks Applicants for 2022-2023 Cohort

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

BLOOMINGTON, IL – High school students in McLean, DeWitt, Livingston and Logan counties are sought to participate in Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) during the 2022-2023 school year. An initiative of the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, YEP is a program in which high school students learn about philanthropy by allocating grant funds to local nonprofits.…

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IPCF Seeks Business Manager

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic person to be its Business Manager. This flexible, part-time to full-time position reports to the Executive Director and will ensure the smooth and efficient financial operations of the Community Foundation’s office in Bloomington. Primary Responsibilities All aspects of accounts payable and accounts receivable Work with…

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IPCF Offers Spring Grants in 3 Categories

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Applications Accepted During February BLOOMINGTON, IL – Illinois Prairie Community Foundation will accept applications for grants in three categories from February 1-28, 2022. Interested applicants may find information about the grants on IPCF’s website, along with links to the online applications once the grant cycle opens. The Community Foundation expects to award about $170,000 during…

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IPCF to Recognize Local Philanthropy With Workshop, Celebration Nov. 18

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Registration Now Open for Nonprofits Workshop & Philanthropy Celebration BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Prairie Community Foundation will celebrate National Philanthropy Week on Nov. 18 with a morning workshop for local nonprofits and a luncheon to recognize the annual Philanthropists of the Year. The events will take place at the Holiday Inn Bloomington-Normal, 8 Traders Circle, Normal.…

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